Atlanta Falcons News and Rumors

  • Thursday Night Football draws eight million

    Thursday Night Football draws eight million

    profootballtalk.com Updated 21 hours ago
    There was no press release touting the record-low eight-million-person audience generated by Monday night’s Falcons-Saints game on ESPN, which did battle with the first presidential debate. Thursday night’s Dolphins-Bengals game drew a similar audience,…
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  • Julio Jones insists he’s not hurt, or unhappy with one-catch ga…

    Julio Jones insists he’s not hurt, or unhappy with one-catch game

    profootballtalk.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Julio Jones missed some practice time last week because of a calf injury, and then responded with an unusual one-catch night against the Saints. But the Falcons wide receiver insisted those two facts weren’t related. “I’m not injured or anything like th…
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  • Luke Kuechly gets chance to atone for rare slipup against Falco…

    Luke Kuechly gets chance to atone for rare slipup against Falcons

    ESPN.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Luke Kuechly gets chance to atone for rare slipup against Falcons
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  • Deion Jones named September’s top defensive rookie

    Deion Jones named September’s top defensive rookie

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    Linebacker Deion Jones played his college ball at LSU before being drafted by the Falcons in the second round of this year’s draft and the New Orleans native made the most of his homecoming last Monday night. Jones picked off a Drew Brees pass and retur…
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  • Matt Ryan named NFC offensive player of the month

    Matt Ryan named NFC offensive player of the month

    profootballtalk.com Sep 29 (2 days ago)
    There are still questions about whether the Falcons have enough defense to contend in the NFC South. But their offense is back on track, thanks to quarterback Matt Ryan. Ryan was named NFC offensive player of the month for September, a strong bounce-bac…
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  • Football still out-draws debate, if only in New Orleans

    Football still out-draws debate, if only in New Orleans

    profootballtalk.com Sep 28 (3 days ago)
    While most of America seemed to be watching the debate instead of football Monday night, New Orleans clearly voted none of the above and watched their beloved Saints instead. Nationally, ratings for the Monday Night Football game between the Saints and …
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  • MNF ratings hit all-time low

    MNF ratings hit all-time low

    profootballtalk.com yahoo.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    More than 80 million watched the presidential debate on Monday night. For every 10 debate viewers, one watched Monday Night Football. Via Richard Deitsch of SI.com, only 8.047 million watched the Falcons-Saints game. Based on numbers published Monday by…
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  • Mohamed Sanu “day-to-day” with shoulder injury

    Mohamed Sanu “day-to-day” with shoulder injury

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan said he’s good to go after hurting his left thumb in Monday night’s victory over the Saints, but it will be a little while before the team knows if wide receiver Mohamed Sanu qualifies for the same label. For now, coach Dan…
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  • Falcons rookie and New Orleans native Deion Jones gets special …

    Falcons rookie and New Orleans native Deion Jones gets special Superdome moment

    ESPN.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    Falcons rookie and New Orleans native Deion Jones gets special Superdome moment
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  • Drew Brees on 0-3 start: At some point it turns

    Drew Brees on 0-3 start: At some point it turns

    profootballtalk.com Sep 27 (4 days ago)
    The Saints kept Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones in check on Monday night as Jones had just one catch for 16 yards. There wasn’t much other good news for them to report, however. The Falcons ran wild on the ground, avoided turnovers and benefitted from…
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  • Falcons Offense Keeps Building Steam in 45-32 Win vs. Saints

    Falcons Offense Keeps Building Steam in 45-32 Win vs. Saints

    For all of Dan Quinn's background as a defensive specialist, the Atlanta Falcons' second-year coach is fielding an offense about as good as anyone right now.
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  • Saints-Falcons don't do anthem protest, hold hands instead

    Saints-Falcons don't do anthem protest, hold hands instead

    yahoo.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    NFL players are joining Colin Kaepernick’s protest in different ways, and they’re all allowed to express their feelings however they wish. That’s how we ended up with Kaepernick kneeling during the anthem, after all. But the New Orleans Saints and Atlan…
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  • Saints, Falcons players link hands in pregame show of unity

    Saints, Falcons players link hands in pregame show of unity

    profootballtalk.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    All players from the Falcons and Saints stood for the singing of the national anthem Monday night, then they left the sidelines and headed towards midfield. After the national anthem, players and coaches from both teams formed a circle around the 50-yar…
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  • Willie Snead not expected to play for Saints tonight

    Willie Snead not expected to play for Saints tonight

    profootballtalk.com Sep 26 (5 days ago)
    The Saints might be without a key part of the offense tonight against the Falcons. According to Mike Triplett of ESPN.com, wide receiver Willie Snead is not expected to play tonight, after injuring toe ligaments last week against the Giants. “I don’t fe…
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  • Video - Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream' 03:05

    Julio Jones keeps full speed ahead with help from 'Jet Stream'

    Jul 24
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure speaks with former two-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Roy "Jet Stream" Green about the advice he's given to Julio Jones to improve his game and what he's learned about Jones as a person.
  • Video - Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's misery 01:06

    Matt Ryan looking to rebound from last year's misery

    Jul 15
    As the Atlanta Falcons begin training camp, how Matt Ryan bounces back from last year's poor showing will be one of the storylines to monitor.
  • Video - OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPs 02:03

    OBJ tops Riddick's list of top non-QB MVPs

    Jul 13
    Louis Riddick counts down his top MVPs in the league who don't play at the quarterback position.
  • Video - Is Beckham better than Julio? 02:12

    Is Beckham better than Julio?

    Jul 8
    Max Kellerman and Marcellus Wiley debate whether Odell Beckham should have gripes only being ranked No. 10 and behind Julio Jones on the NFL Top 100 players list.